Setup eduroam wifi

Android phone or tablet

These instructions are for Android version 5.1 running on a Nexus 5 phone. You may be able to adapt these instructions for your device.

  1. On your phone download and install the University of Leicester root certificate. Under Credential use: select Wi-Fi.
    Credential certificate - select Wi-Fi
  2. When prompted, enter a name for the certificate e.g. UoL and select OK. If you do not already have a screen lock set (for example, a PIN code), you will need to set one in order to use the certificate.
  3. From the main menu tap Settings
    Select Settings
  4. Tap Wi-Fi
    Select Wi-fi
  5. Tap eduroam from the list of wifi networks
    Select eduroam
  6. You may be prompted to set a password for the credential storage. This is a new password and must have at least eight chracters.
  7. Enter the following details:
    Security: 802.1x Enterprise
    EAP method PEAP
    Phase 2 authentication MSCHAPV2
    Ca certificate Select the certificate that you installed in step 1 & 2 e.g. UoL
    Identity University email address
    Students: @student.le.ac.uk
    Staff*: @le.ac.uk
    Anonymous identity Enter the latter part of your email address e.g.
    @student.le.ac.uk for students
    @le.ac.uk for staff
    Wireless password University IT account password

    *Staff - If you have a Friendly email address you will need to use your University IT account username followed by @le.ac.uk.

    eduroam settings
  8. Tap Connect
  9. You should now be connected to eduroam wifi.
    Connected
  10. Once you have connected to eduroam successfully, you should now remove Setup-UniOfLeic-Wifi from your device, so that it does not connect to this network accidentally. From the wifi setting page, long press Setup-UniOfLeic-Wifi and select Forget this Network.
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